Tuesday, July 31, 2012

July 31: Tuesday movies: Adventures in slumberland

Join us on Tuesday afternoons at 1:30 p.m. throughout July for midday matinees and munchies. These movies about space and dreams will leave children starry-eyed.

This week's movie is Adventures in Slumberland:

In his dreams, a boy named Nemo comes across the enchanted kingdom of Slumberland. Nemo is given a magical key that will open any door in the kingdom, but he opens the wrong door and a black cloud of nightmares washes over the happy land. What is Nemo going to do? 

Monday, July 30, 2012

July 30: Lego League!

Lego Lovers rejoice! Design original creations from our huge collection of Legos. Every Monday at 1:30 p.m. (through August 13). No need to sign up - just drop in!

July 30: Dickens on Film: Oliver Twist








Join Jack Favorite tonight at 7:30 for a screening of Oliver Twist.

Possibly the finest realization of Dickens’ tale of an ill-treated London waif who becomes involved with an arch-fiend and his youthful gang. Masterly directed and acted! Directed by David Lean. With Alec Guinness, Kay Walsh, Robert Newton & Anthony Newly.

Part of the Dickens on Film series.

Friday, July 27, 2012

July 27 - It's Game Day!

Friday Game Days (all ages)
Come in from the heat and enjoy a variety of board games, Legos and snacks in the Children’s Room. Bring a friend to double the fun!
Fridays 1-5 pm: July 13, 20, 27 and August 3, 10, 17

July 27 - It's Food for Fines Friday!

Every Friday 9 AM to 5 PM

For each non-perishable food item you donate, the library will waive the overdue charges on one overdue item returned that day up to a maximum of $5.00 per item.

Lost, damaged or missing materials are NOT eligible

Working in partnership with Live Civilly, all food we collect will be used to help replenish food pantries in Moorestown.

Thursday, July 26, 2012

July 26: The Summer Olympics begin tomorrow!

The 2012 Summer Olympics begin tomorrow. Since most of us will miss competitions that take place during the workday, check out this list from Mashable.com on How to Follow the 2012 Olympics Online.  The mix of social media and news websites should keep you up to date on your favorite sports!

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

July 24: Request for: Lost in Shangri-la

Response:  We have several copies of this title in our collection.  Since we received an anonymous request for this book, the person making this request should call us at 856-234-0333 so that we can add your name to our hold list. 

July 24: Request for: Burning Midnight

Response:  An order has been placed for this book since it is the most recent title in a series that we own.  Since we received an anonymous request for this book, the person making this request should contact us in a week or so to see if it has been received and processed.

July 24: Request for: From Rattles to Writing

Response:  We won't be ordering this title at this time because we haven't been able to find a professional review of it.  Since the request for this book was anonymous, the person making this request should feel free to check back with us at a later date in case we come across a professional review and decide to order it in the interim.

July 24: Tuesday movies: Muppets from space

Join us on Tuesday afternoons at 1:30 p.m. throughout July for midday matinees and munchies. These movies about space and dreams will leave children starry-eyed.

This week's movie is Muppets from Space:

The Great Gonzo makes a shocking discovery: his parents are really space aliens from another galaxy. Gonzo has to decide if he should hop on board a UFO and go to live with his family or stay on Earth with the friends he knows and loves.

Monday, July 23, 2012

July 23: Lego League!

Lego Lovers rejoice! Design original creations from our huge collection of Legos. Every Monday at 1:30 p.m. (through August 13). No need to sign up - just drop in!

July 23: Dickens on Film: Great Expectations








Join Jack Favorite tonight at 7:30 for a screening of Great Expectations.

Superior filming of the Dickens’ novel about a young boy’s meeting with a fleeing convict and how it changes his entire life’s expectations. Winner of three Academy Awards! Directed by David Lean. With John Mills, Valerie Hobson, Alec Guinness & Jean Simmons.

Part of the Dickens on Film series.

Friday, July 20, 2012

July 20 - It's Food for Fines Friday!

Every Friday 9 AM to 5 PM

For each non-perishable food item you donate, the library will waive the overdue charges on one overdue item returned that day up to a maximum of $5.00 per item.

Lost, damaged or missing materials are NOT eligible

Working in partnership with Live Civilly, all food we collect will be used to help replenish food pantries in Moorestown.

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

July 18: Comic book giveaway day!

All students entering grades 7 and up are welcome to stop by the Children's Department any time on Thursday, July 19, to pick up a free comic book!

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

July 17: Tuesday movies: Up

Join us on Tuesday afternoons at 1:30 p.m. throughout July for midday matinees and munchies. These movies about space and dreams will leave children starry-eyed.

This week's movie is Up:

A man and a young boy scout find the adventure of a lifetime on a jungle plateau in Venezuela full of unknown dangers.

Monday, July 16, 2012

July 16: Lego League!

Lego Lovers rejoice! Design original creations from our huge collection of Legos. Every Monday at 1:30 p.m. (through August 13). No need to sign up - just drop in!

July 16: Dickens on Film: A tale of two cities




Join Jack Favorite tonight at 7:30 for a screening of A tale of two cities.

Charles Dickens’ panorama of the French Revolution tells the story of a carefree lawyer who is awakened to responsibility by aiding victims of the Reign of Terror. Tremendous cast in a truly lavish production. Directed by Jack Conway. With Ronald Colman, Elizabeth Allan & Basil Rathbone.

Part of the Dickens on Film series.

Friday, July 13, 2012

July 13 - It's Game Day!

Friday Game Days (all ages)
Come in from the heat and enjoy a variety of board games, Legos and snacks in the Children’s Room. Bring a friend to double the fun!
Fridays 1-5 pm: July 13, 20, 27 and August 3, 10, 17

July 13 - It's Food for Fines Friday!

Every Friday 9 AM to 5 PM

For each non-perishable food item you donate, the library will waive the overdue charges on one overdue item returned that day up to a maximum of $5.00 per item.

Lost, damaged or missing materials are NOT eligible

Working in partnership with Live Civilly, all food we collect will be used to help replenish food pantries in Moorestown.

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Library Reading Group - Join us!




Thursday, July 12 at 7 PM
Animals in Translation by Temple Grandin
Bring a friend and join us for a lively discussion of this fascinating nonfiction title.

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

July 10: Tuesday movies: Space buddies

Join us on Tuesday afternoons at 1:30 p.m. throughout July for midday matinees and munchies. These movies about space and dreams will leave children starry-eyed.

 Today's movie is Space Buddies:

When the Buddies follow their owners on a school field trip to the space center, they climb on board a new rocket plane, but as they’re playing astronaut, the ship blasts off. The Buddies are launched into space – on a ship destined for the moon! Can the Buddies make it back home, or will they become trapped in space forever?

Monday, July 9, 2012

July 9: Lego League!

Lego Lovers rejoice! Design original creations from our huge collection of Legos. Every Monday at 1:30 p.m. (through August 13). No need to sign up - just drop in!

July 9: Dickens on Film: David Copperfield


 


Join Jack Favorite tonight at 7:30 for a screening of David Copperfield.

Hollywood does right by Dickens in this lavishly mounted, superbly cast production, following David’s exploits from youth to young manhood. A treat from start to finish!   Directed by George Cukor. With Freddie Bartholomew, W. C. Fields & Basil Rathbone.

Part of the Dickens on Film series.

Friday, July 6, 2012

July 6 - It's Food for Fines Friday!

Every Friday 9 AM to 5 PM

For each non-perishable food item you donate, the library will waive the overdue charges on one overdue item returned that day up to a maximum of $5.00 per item.

Lost, damaged or missing materials are NOT eligible

Working in partnership with Live Civilly, all food we collect will be used to help replenish food pantries in Moorestown.

Thursday, July 5, 2012

July 5 - Summer Storytimes Start Next Week!

Storytimes for children from infant to 6 years old begin next week.  Come in and cool off with stories, songs and crafts.  No Registration Required!

Baby Time (for children under 2, with a caregiver.  Siblings are welcome.)
Mondays from 9:30 to 10 AM, July 9, 16, 23, 30 and August 6 and 13

Time for Twos (for children who are 2 years old, with a caregiver.  Siblings are welcome.)
Mondays from 11 to 11:30 AM, July 9, 16, 23, 30 and August 6 and 13

Drop-in Story Times (for children ages 3-6) Choose ONE session per week.
Wednesdays at 10 AM OR 1:30 PM, July 11, 18, 25 and August 1, 8 and 15
Thursdays at 10 AM OR 1:30 PM, July 12, 19, 26 and August 2, 9 and 16

Wednesday, July 4, 2012

July 4: Happy Independence Day!





The library is closed today, Wednesday, July 4 in honor of Independence Day.
We will reopen at 9 AM on Thursday, July 5.  Happy 4th!

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

July 3: WELCOME TO ADULT SUMMER READING!

Why should children have all the fun?
If you are an adult, 18 or older, join our summer reading program for grown-ups,
Screen Reads. 

Here's how it works.
Read a book that reminds you of a favorite movie or television show.  We have booklists available if you need inspiration!
From July 2 to August 20, fill out and turn in an entry form for each book you read.  We'll be holding weekly drawings as well as a grand prize drawing at the end of the summer. 
Sign up at the Reference Desk and enter as often as you like!

Monday, July 2, 2012

July 2: Favorite Films: Oklahoma!

Join Jack Favorite tonight at 7:30 p.m. for a screening of Oklahoma!

Expansive film version of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s landmark 1943 Broadway musical. Filled with timeless songs, beautifully sung. Directed by Fred Zinnemann. With Gordon MacRae, Shirley Jones, Rod Steiger, Gloria Grahame & Eddie Albert.